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Giordano Bruno and Renaissance science

Author: Hilary Gatti
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1999.
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The Renaissance philosopher Giordano Bruno was a notable supporter of the new science that arose during his lifetime; his role in its development has been debated ever since the early seventeenth century. Hilary Gatti here reevaluates Bruno's contribution to the scientific revolution, in the process challenging the view that now dominates Bruno criticism among English-language scholars. Gatti reinstates Bruno as a  Read more...
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Gatti, Hilary.
Giordano Bruno and Renaissance science.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607120105
Online version:
Gatti, Hilary.
Giordano Bruno and Renaissance science.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607887345
Named Person: Giordano Bruno; Giordano Bruno; Giordano Bruno; Giordano Bruno
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hilary Gatti
ISBN: 0801435293 9780801435294 9780801487859 0801487854
OCLC Number: 39379892
Description: x, 257 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Beyond the Renaissance Magus --
"The Pythagorean School and Our Own": Bruno and the Philosopher from Samos --
Discovering Copernicus --
Toward a New Science --
Reading Copernicus: The Ash Wednesday Supper --
Beyond Copernicus: De immenso et innumerabilibus --
Bruno and the Gilbert Circle --
The Infinite Universe --
The Infinite Worlds --
"The Minimum Is the Substance of All Things" --
Epistemology I: Bruno's Mathematics --
Epistemology II: Picture Logic --
Alienation and Reconcilation --
An Afterword: The Ethics of Scientific Discovery.
Responsibility: Hilary Gatti.
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